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No one likes St Nicholas more than Eastern Europeans living abroad!

On 5 December in 1984, late at night, I was polishing my snow boots, placing them on the widow sill, considering whether I should draw the curtain or not, in case St Nicholas should peep into our living room. 401 more words


Day 6, Svatý Mikuláš: Today's Christmas Song

If you’re from the Czech Republic or another place in Europe, on December 6th you will be celebrating the day of Svatý Mikuláš, known in English as Saint Nicholas Day. 103 more words

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Classic Czech fairy tale -THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA - out on dvd

Classic fairy tale, beautifully filmed in Dresden and Prague, about a poor girl whose magic hazel nuts transforms her so that she can attend the ball and meet the prince. 53 more words

Russian/Eastern European Cinema

27. November 1989

A step back in time to  Monday Nov. 27 in 1989

Lowell, MI- It was Monday under the sign of Sagittarius as George W. Bush took the presidential torch from Ronald Reagan. 899 more words

From Rags To Riches To Whatever Is Below Rags - FC Artmedia Bratislava

And by FC Artmedia Bratislava I clearly mean FC Petržalka Akadémia, because the Artmedia name is long dead. The ripples caused by uttering that name may grow less intense with each passing year, but there will have been a section of Glasgow Celtic fans breathing secret sighs of relief following their 7:0 thrashing at the hands of Barcelona this past September. 1,050 more words


The Best $7 I spent in New York

Because Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to reunite and celebrate with family, I’d like to share with you a thrilling discovery I made about my family last November while visiting Ellis Island. 406 more words


Jagr Has Meltdown on Ice After Being Reminded of Stalin's Rise

TORONTO, ON-Fans at the Air Canada Centre were shocked after witnessing Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr have a panic attack in yesterday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. 321 more words